oil-in-water News

  • Study identifies more than 6,000 spills at oil and gas fracking sites

    Hydraulic fracturing techniques have resulted in thousands of spills in four states over a 10-year period, a new study finds. Researchers at Duke University say they have identified at least 6,648 fracking-related spills in Colorado, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, and North Dakota between 2005 and 2014.  North Dakota was home to at least 4,453 incidents, or 67 percent of the spills that were ...

  • APG Introduces new Series PT-510 Clean Water Pressure Transducer

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces a new submersible pressure transducer, the Series PT-510 Clean Water Submersible Pressure Transducer. The OEM-ready Series PT-510 provides measurements to a depth of 46 feet with an ...

  • Innova extends warm welcome to former EIT customer

    International heat recovery, emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) now owns all the intellectual property and manufacturing assets of Express Integrated Technologies (EIT) and extends a warm welcome to all EIT’s former customers. Over coming months Innova will be integrating the best of EIT’s designs to expand and enhance our product range to the industries ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Saharan dust enhances carbon trapping by ocean deserts

    A new study led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) reveals that that dust generated by land erosion has large repercussions for oceanic processes and planetary climate. Wind-driven Saharan dust to the remote Atlantic Ocean not only provides phytoplankton with essential nutrients to promote their growth, but the dust particles themselves are ballasting these carbon-rich microscopic plants, ...

  • Another example of ENMET`s Creative Gas Detection Solutions at work

    ENMET was recently approached by an oil refinery requesting a breathing air system that not only required monitoring Carbon Monoxide (CO), but also oxygen (O2), lower level hydrocarbons and hydrogen sulfide (H2S). The system was to be used in a toxic, multi-work zone, requiring a Class I, Div 2 rating. ENMET engineers designed a custom breathing air system that utilizes an ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • LMOS Demonstration in Halifax

    In mid-February, Lamor Corporation demonstrated an innovative new way to recover oil by deploying the Lamor Marine Oil Spill Sweeper LMOS 15 Speed Skimming system in Halifax, Canada in cooperation with their local representative, Griffin Engineered Systems, for leading Canadian response organizations and companies, represented by Eastern Canada Response Corporation (ECRC), Canadian Coast Guard, ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017: Showcasing Solutions for the Ever-Changing Odor Tides of Hot Mix Asphalt and Bitumen

    Despite new innovations in the asphalt and aggregates arenas, odor management remains an ongoing challenge. The production of hot mix paving asphalt will always generate odors that can be strong, persistent, and a nuisance to employees and neighbors alike. In addition, during the oil refining process, the crude petroleum oil composition continuously changes. This is due to the oil coming from ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Tidy Planet Cummins Finalist

    Tidy Planet Ltd submitted their ingenious idea after Cummins, the largest independent maker of diesel engines and related products in the world, called on innovators of all sizes to come forward with sustainable innovations to help Cummins achieve their Environmental targets in the UK. The Cummins Environmental Gateway, launched in partnership with Marcela Navarro, CEO of Business Cubed (formerly ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • TOXcontrol-article in Elsevier – Science of total environment

    A new system for monitoring toxicity TOXcontrol® (MicroLAN BV, The Netherlands) has been used to assess the toxicity of a selection of priority or emergent compounds in the laboratory. In this study, inhibition curves and EC50 – Effective Concentration causing 50% inhibition – of selected compounds (including pesticides, pharmaceuticals, surfactants and metals commonly detected in ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Pump Maintenance in 7 Easy Steps

    When things are running smoothly it’s easy to overlook common maintenance chores and rationalize that it’s not worth the time to regularly inspect and replace parts.  But nothing could be farther from the truth.  The reality is that most facilities have several pumps performing a variety of functions that are integral to the successful operation of the plant. If a pump ...

  • New ‘How To’ video on gas monitoring App

    In 2016 Gasmet launched a free App on both iOS and Android, providing anyone with an interest in gas monitoring with quick and easy access to an enormous volume of highly useful information. The App has now been downloaded hundreds of times by people from every continent, but to help users make the most of the App’s capabilities Gasmet has now published an explanatory video, which is ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Leading OTR and WVTR Permeation Range displayed at Interpack 2017

    We are looking forward to participating at Interpack 2017, the leading trade fair for the packaging industry. Amongst Systech Illinois’ display of packaging gas analysers will be the new DualPerm, combination OTR and WVTR permeation station and the 8700, multiple bottle oxygen permeation analyser. The 8700 oxygen permeation analyser offers an exceptionally fast Turbopurge™ feature ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Heavy Oil and Water: the Advantages of Water-Oil Emulsions

    Water-fuel emulsions are a large number of small water droplets distributed in the oil. Media where heavy oil is dispersed is very rarely used. In recent years, it has been suggested to use these emulsions as fuel. Such suggestions emerge due to the cost of oil-based fuels. Let us analyse the situation in the industry of making this type of fuel. The main idea of burning water-fuel emulsions is ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Reliable Detection of Oil in Water

    LAR's QuickOIL is an online analyser for the determination of oil in water (OIW). Since oils and fats consist of carbon compounds, TOC analysis (total organic carbon) is particularly suitable for their reliable detection. ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Oil + Water + Solids = Sludge

    Of course there are several math equations that are important to utilize when it comes to evaluating the appropriate size or style of oil water separator a certain application calls for. At Mercer we protect and hide the way we calculate and manipulate our Laws and Theories, much like the folks at Coca Cola keep their secret formula under lock and key. However there is one equation we have front ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Floating Oil on Water Sensor

    One of our favourite products (and a firm client favourite too!) is the OilTechw² FLT oil on water sensor. A few months ago we did a case study on Northern Ireland Water and their intake protection using our clever sensors, which ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Oil water separators for rent

    Mercer has a "fleet" of rental separators ready to serve your separating needs. We offer level alarms, automatic oil skimmers, controls, and heaters for freeze protection. We can provide other options and accessories to meet your particular rental application as well. Our rental units are ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Oil in Water Monitors on LinkedIn!

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments is on LinkedIn!  Be sure to follow our business profile to find out about the latest technology in the oil in water monitoring industry. Our LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/turner-designs-hydrocarbon-instruments-inc Additional information is available by contacting: Tel 559-253-1414 Fax: 559-253-1090 E-mail: ...

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